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It was barely a week into our relationship before Vaughan and I started getting comments about how adorable our children would be. I didn’t really know how to respond to those comments.
Besides the fact that at that point, we were not even close to considering a future together, was I supposed to feel special that I was dating someone who was a different race than me?
“Interracial relationships don’t work.” I’ve heard that from various people all my life.
Now, at 35, I’m a Minnesota-raised Indian-American recently married to a white American from South Louisiana.
But from my experience and from stories of my peers, there is as much desire for racial justice and reconciliation as there is unhelpful idolizing and fetishizing of interracial relationships and biracial friends.
Below are four truths we need to understand about IRRs.
There is a lot to be learned and gained from having deep cross-cultural relationships.
Do I get a gold star for creating the possibility of bringing biracial children into the world?